Research News

Recently discovered brain chemical ‘NPGL’ controls appetite and body fat composition

Beneficial for our ancestors; potential cause of obesity pandemic NPGL, a recently discovered protein involved in brain signalling, has been found to increase fat...

Events

HU Science Communication Symposium 2017

March 14th 2017 saw Hiroshima University host guests from near and far for our symposium: Nurturing Global SciComm Talent, Projecting Japan’s Science to the...

Distinguished Researchers

An interview with Distinguished Researcher Takasi Ogi

On Wednesday 31st May, our Science Communication Fellow visited Associate Professor Takasi Ogi (DR) at his lab in Higashi-Hiroshima Campus. The following discussion took...

Distinguished Professors

Distinguished Professor Interviews by the Research Planning Office

  Professor Wataru Yasui 先端物質科学研究科 三浦 道子 教授 Professor Kazuaki CHAYAMA Professor Toru SUGITATE 原爆放射線医科学研究所 神谷 研二 教授 Professor Norio IKENO 工学研究院 大下 浄治...

  • 2016-11-08

    Yasushi Fukazawa, astronomy

    A Conversation with Distinguished Professor Yasushi Fukazawa Telescopes in Space Professor Yasushi Fukazawa is an astronomer at Hiroshima University, but his telescopes are located...

  • 2016-11-08

    Kazunori Imaizumi, biochemistry

    A Conversation with Distinguished Professor Kazunori Imaizumi A Common Cause Inside the cells of animals and plants is a folded, flattened tube of membranes...

  • 2016-11-08

    Katsuya Inoue, chemistry

    A Conversation with Distinguished Professor Katsuya Inoue Katusya Inoue identifies himself as a chemist, but his work blends scientific concepts that were once completely...